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07-19-2019, 10:02 AM
Replies: 111
Views: 30,187
Posted By White Bear

Darwin's theory doesn't apply in every situation....

Darwin's theory doesn't apply in every situation. Some still survive to procreate.
07-17-2019, 11:05 AM
Replies: 162
Views: 32,089
Posted By White Bear

Did the OP examine other boats completed by this...

Did the OP examine other boats completed by this builder before plunking down $140K. If he didn't, I'm afraid my sympathy meter is not going to register very high.
06-13-2019, 09:33 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,563
Posted By White Bear

If this were your boat, what would you sell it...

If this were your boat, what would you sell it for? Or, more realistically, how much would you pay to dispose of it?
06-10-2019, 09:50 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 4,481
Posted By White Bear

Five years? If I had a removal problem even once...

Five years? If I had a removal problem even once as you described I would have moved the filter to a remote location.
06-06-2019, 09:47 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 515
Posted By White Bear

I'd replace the worm gear clamp with something...

I'd replace the worm gear clamp with something more appealing and less damaging to the flexible fuel line. Filter element not properly seated preventing outer ring from sealing properly.
06-06-2019, 09:38 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,066
Posted By White Bear

Unfortunately no pictures to document, but I...

Unfortunately no pictures to document, but I remember a story on this website years ago about a fellow who had to get his trailer to an island in a lake with no road access. Solution was to leave...
05-31-2019, 08:27 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 694
Posted By White Bear

Give two 324 mg ASA and call us in the morning.

Give two 324 mg ASA and call us in the morning.
05-30-2019, 10:05 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,694
Posted By White Bear

As asked before, are engines counter rotating. ...

As asked before, are engines counter rotating. If so, what rotation on what side?
05-30-2019, 09:49 AM
Replies: 147
Views: 25,925
Posted By White Bear

Inconvenience, yes, but certainly not a...

Inconvenience, yes, but certainly not a "disaster" unless one lives in a snowflake world.
05-30-2019, 09:42 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,297
Posted By White Bear

I can't imagine running a 24' boat without two...

I can't imagine running a 24' boat without two bilge pumps. $600 estimate probably based on difficulty of connecting pump to thru-hull fitting.
05-28-2019, 10:24 AM
Replies: 234
Views: 95,234
Posted By White Bear

93 posts and the best anyone can do is "ass" or...

93 posts and the best anyone can do is "ass" or "asshat." Come on guys, let's get a little more creative and vindictive. The reputation of THT is at stake..Where's our friend in China, he's always...
05-21-2019, 09:02 AM
Replies: 75
Views: 8,797
Posted By White Bear

Due to labor and material costs no company can...

Due to labor and material costs no company can afford to build and sell a hull comparable to the original Blackfin. Either be content with today's offerings or source an original hull for a...
05-09-2019, 10:42 AM
Replies: 78
Views: 7,886
Posted By White Bear

Pretty views of the river over and beyond your...

Pretty views of the river over and beyond your transom. Keep at it.
05-09-2019, 10:33 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,208
Posted By White Bear

Bertrams and Blackfins from the '70s and ''80s...

Bertrams and Blackfins from the '70s and ''80s will last forever and are well worth your time and money spent refurbishing them. Simply stated, it was not understood at the time how strong...
05-09-2019, 10:15 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,252
Posted By White Bear

Seems somewhat counter productive to cool a...

Seems somewhat counter productive to cool a supposedly long life diesel engine with salt water.
05-08-2019, 10:15 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 262
Posted By White Bear

Consider using Tef-Gel if dissimilar metals are...

Consider using Tef-Gel if dissimilar metals are involved.
05-08-2019, 10:09 AM
Replies: 222
Views: 33,932
Posted By White Bear

If you give someone a piece of your mind, does...

If you give someone a piece of your mind, does that leave you with peace of mind?
05-04-2019, 11:09 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 418
Posted By White Bear

She must be married to Captain Obvious.

She must be married to Captain Obvious.
05-02-2019, 12:17 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,494
Posted By White Bear

Looks much better that I though it would. My...

Looks much better that I though it would. My family had 18', 22', and 30' Sea Skiffs which were all great boats. It is definitely worth whatever work you put into it. Traces of water in the oil are...
04-05-2019, 08:13 AM
Replies: 98
Views: 28,167
Posted By White Bear

Tell more. I hadn't seen that photograph before....

Tell more. I hadn't seen that photograph before. What happened?
04-05-2019, 08:00 AM
Replies: 85
Views: 13,461
Posted By White Bear

The ride home seemed a lot more pleasant than the...

The ride home seemed a lot more pleasant than the senseless pounding they were taking before the engine fell off.
04-01-2019, 08:01 AM
Replies: 264
Views: 48,033
Posted By White Bear

A boat is only a little better than owning a...

A boat is only a little better than owning a horse in that you do not have to feed it daily or muck the stable, but it still requires a tremendous amount of upkeep. It's truly hard to consider a...
03-25-2019, 10:31 AM
Replies: 304
Views: 56,063
Posted By White Bear

What do you want us simple readers to do about...

What do you want us simple readers to do about your dissatisfaction?
03-19-2019, 10:01 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,481
Posted By White Bear

This discussion explains why automobile...

This discussion explains why automobile manufacturers shy away from gauges that display numerical values which confuse drivers and lead to unfounded customer complaints. Much less customer contact...
03-11-2019, 07:55 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 6,219
Posted By White Bear

Perhaps stop your car, walk into the boatyard and...

Perhaps stop your car, walk into the boatyard and ask the question.
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